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What would be a good thesis statemnet for Romeo and Juliet as a Tragedy according to Aristotle's definition

Romeo and Juliet the poem

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According to Aristotle, tragedy is higher and more philosophical than history because history simply relates what has happened while tragedy dramatizes what may happen, “what is possible according to the law of probability or necessity.”

So you might consider something like,

R&J is certainly one of Shakespeare's more popular tragedies. It dramatizes obsessive love with no bounds. More than a story, it functions as a parable of reckless love and passions of youth.


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